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Re: Paultons Park 2015 & 2016

Wed Oct 14, 2015 11:24 pm

Paulton's have uploaded some amazing aerial shots of the area in this youtube clip
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FVkote_ ... e=youtu.be
It's amazing to see really how much this park has grown, seeing it as a small family park as a child, and now to see them investing countless amounts of money on keeping the park looking incredible, and having no hesitation when it comes to investing in new attractions. I'm seriously thinking that Peppa Pig World and this could put up there as the best 'family' park in the country. Amazing Stuff.
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Thu Oct 15, 2015 12:57 pm

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Thu Oct 15, 2015 4:40 pm

Is it me or does roller coaster construction get faster and faster?
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Re: Paultons Park 2015 & 2016

Thu Oct 15, 2015 4:54 pm

Until it's at Towers :P
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Re: Paultons Park 2015 & 2016

Tue Oct 20, 2015 5:50 pm

A teaser POV has been released Here

Also a few more teaser images of the area have been released.

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Images credit to the Paultons Park Lost Kingdom blog.

They also revealed this image

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It shows all three coasters in the Lost Kingdom area. Flight of the Pterosaur, Raptor and Dino Chase
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Tue Oct 20, 2015 7:22 pm

Hmm :-k still don't understand why they didn't go for the traditional layout. Maybe it's because the normal one is quite wild. And their marketed towards young children
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Fri Oct 23, 2015 2:29 pm

Has anyone else noticed the 'new' train design. These don't seem to be the standard trains. Very interesting :P
 
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Fri Oct 23, 2015 4:00 pm

Yeah I've just noticed that. One seat is lower than the other :-k
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Fri Oct 23, 2015 7:55 pm

Correct me if I'm wrong, but those look like swinging trains. The track it is on is banked and the seats have hydraulics, if you look closely one side is extended and the other is contracted. That and the bar holding the two seats together makes it more likely. Anyone else thinking similar?
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Fri Oct 23, 2015 9:00 pm

Very interesting with the trains, NR I think you may be right about the swinging aspect. This is definitely one to watch next season.
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Fri Oct 23, 2015 9:25 pm

I saw that nemesisrider. After I'd just posted, I just saw the apparent swinging mechanism. But as we know, you can't post twice... :lol
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Fri Oct 23, 2015 9:49 pm

Rita Fan wrote:
I saw that nemesisrider. After I'd just posted, I just saw the apparent swinging mechanism. But as we know, you can't post twice... :lol

The edit function is available for 30 minutes after you post ;)
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Sat Oct 24, 2015 10:35 am

Yes, that is a what I am getting at ;)

It would have probably been easier to point out the unmissable incline of the steel bar between the seats first :lol

It is nice to know Vekoma are experimenting more - and I think it's very nice that they are focusibg in the family market!
 
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Sat Oct 24, 2015 11:13 am

Just look at the top of the trains, were the frame is mounted to the track. There is some sort of axle that is already in a swinging position
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Re: Paultons Park 2015 & 2016

Fri Nov 06, 2015 6:53 pm

Raptor, the Vekoma family boomerang has just made it's first test run.
A video can be found on Vekoma's Facebook here:
https://www.facebook.com/vekoma.rides.m ... =2&theater
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Wed Nov 11, 2015 1:03 pm

Here is a photo from Theme Park Worldwide's Facebook page of "Raptor" -

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Re: Paultons Park 2015 & 2016

Thu Nov 12, 2015 2:12 pm

Vekoma have posted an on-ride POV of Raptor on their Facebook page.
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Thu Nov 12, 2015 4:00 pm

I really wanna get down to paultons and try these new rides. These are fantastic additions to a small family park like paultons
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Re: Paultons Park 2015 & 2016

Wed Nov 18, 2015 4:13 pm

One of the entrances to the area has been complete.

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Flight of the Pterosaur has completed its testing and Raptor is in the final stage of its testing.

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Construction work continues around the area

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A large waterfall and pond have been created as part of your journey on The Dinosaur Tour co.

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Re: Paultons Park 2015 & 2016

Wed Nov 18, 2015 5:33 pm

Looks fantastic. I shall be there in 2 weeks time so i'll get some more photos :D
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